A remnant of foothill forest with rare limestone outcrops near Mt Somers is being protected thanks to the work of a local landowner and support from the Immediate Steps biodiversity fund.
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Sydenham scientist, mother and kayaker Suzanne Furkert is on a mission to rid Christchurch's rivers from copper, and she wants other people to play their part too.
Reflecting on the past six years he's served on the Kaikōura Water Zone Committee, Tony Blunt is immensely proud of the strides taken to improve and protect water in the...
It took Angela Cushnie a while to take the plunge and put her name forward for the Ashburton Water Zone Committee, and her path was a novel one.
It’s no surprise that Mat Baylis has ended up immersed in the management of water in the Waitaki region after growing up in Otematata and spending his childhood fishing, swimming...
Kylee Galbraith, Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora Water Zone Committee member discusses what it means to be part of local water management.
Hayley Moynihan, Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee member discusses what it means to be part of local water management.
The Waitaki District’s small rural town of Otematata hosted not just one but two water zone committees in August to share a public meeting and visit a local wetlands.
A word by Arapata Reuben, Zone Committee Chair, on what's been done to improve urban waterway health.
Winter is providing no excuse to stay indoors for the hardworking volunteers behind the Otematata Wetlands Walkway restoration project, who have recently received funding for further development and planting.
Tackling water-related challenges head on and taking real action to improve Waimakariri’s waterways are key focus areas for Waimakariri Zone Chair David Ashby.David, a Fernside dairy farmer who has been...
It was the idea of working with people in an environment he didn't quite understand that attracted Chris Eccleston to apply for the Waitaki zone manager job with Environment Canterbury.